Funds

For Groups

Applications for this fund are currently closed

The Bay Radio's Summer of Difference

The Bay wants your charity, group, club or school PTA to have A Summer of Difference in 2016! 

 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Rossendale Community Fund

The Rossendale Community Fund has been created by Rossendale Borough Council in partnership with the Community Foundation for Lancashire to offer grants to support projects that help families and children & young people engage in community activities and learning. Funding up to £750 available.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

New Beginnings Fund

The New Beginnings Fund has been created to provide funding of up to £10,000 to frontline groups working to support refugees and asylum seekers across the UK in response to the evolving refugee crisis. In exceptional cases we will consider grants of up to £20,000 for bids including multiple local partners, if this is relevant to you please use the specific partnership application form. 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Comic Relief Local Communities

The programme aims to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities.  Projects  should be run  by people directly affected by the issues they are dealing with and priority will be given to small, locally based groups or organisations in areas of disadvantage. Funding up to £5000 available.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Strengthening Communities Fund

This fund is not currently live but applications can still be considered on an ad-hoc basis for projects relating to the 2015 flooding and flood resilience measures.  Please contact Joan Ford to check if your project would be eligible - joan.ford@cflm.email

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Lancashire Community Investment Fund

This round of the Lancashire Community Investment fund is targeting voluntary and community groups working in the West Lancashire area (see guidelines for beneficiary areas).  As funding for this programme is unrestricted grants awarded from this fund can be used to respond to local issues of concern to the community or pro-actively tackle an urgent social need. Funding up to £1000 is available. 

 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Innogy Renewable UK Hameldon Hill Wind Farm Community Investment Fund

Following the extension of the Innogy Renewables UK Wind Farm on Hameldon Hill, a community investment fund has been set up to benefit local communities in the Hapton with Park ward throughout the lifetime of the wind farm (up to 25 years).

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Lancaster Community Fund

The fund was set up following the transfer of several dormant charity funds. Awards available for: Economic Growth, Health and Wellbeing, Clean, Green and Safer Places projects.
Funding upto £500 available. 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Comic Relief Core Strength

The Grant shall be used to support groups that can evidence a sustained beneficial impact on people’s lives who are excluded or disadvantaged this may be through low income, rural or social isolation, age, disabilities, race, sexuality or gender. Funding up to £5,000 available. 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Building a Stronger Britain Together

The Home Office today launched a programme of support for frontline organisations working to challenge extremism in their communities.

 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Community Solutions 2016 Fund

This fund is a partnership between the Santander Foundation and the Community Foundations to make grant investments in the North of England to support projects that increase knowledge, skills and innovation that help disadvantaged people improve confidence. Grants of £5000 available.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Spirit of Lancashire Appeal

The Spirit of Lancashire Winter Appeal has been set up to help vulnerable people through the winter months. We want to raise awareness of the combined effects of fuel poverty, social isolation and the devastating impact of severe weather conditions such as flooding and heavily snowfall in our communities. Funding available up to £500

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Building a Stronger Britain Together

Second call for funding and support for groups involved in counter-extremism projects in their communities.

 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Youth Social Action Fund

The aim of this grant is to raise the level and quality of youth social action. The programme aim is to increase youth social action by 50% by 2020 taking the percentage of young people that volunteer from 40% to 60%. 
Funding up to £5000 available. 

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Progress Housing Community Investment Fund

Progress Housing Group (PHG) wish to support an organisation to deliver a community garden project in South Ribble, Lancashire.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Mark McQueen Foundation

The Mark McQueen Foundation has been set up by the McQueen family from Liverpool in loving memory of their son Mark. The foundation supports projects supporting young men struggling with emotional and mental health issues.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

United Utilities Lancashire Community Fund

Grants of between £2,500 and £20,000 to supportcommunity groups and charities that work to help vulnerable people particularly addressing issues of social and economic deprivation & isolation; debt and afford ability; mental health; ageing plus the environment that have a detrimental impact on their health and wellbeing.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

The WO Street Transformation Fund

The aims of the WO Street Transformation Fund are to transform activities, enhance capacities and develop communities’ inline with the wishes of Mr. Street who was the founder of the WO Street Foundation. It aims to encourage the community to take a proactive approach to empower themselves and others to achieve social growth and make a difference. Funding up to £5000 available

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Communities Together Fund

The Communities Together Fund is managed by the Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside on behalf of B&M. For this pilot programme the average grant size will be between £5,000 and £10,000.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

The BIBAs Foundation

The BIBAs Foundation, managed by the Community Foundation for Lancashire, has been created to develop an enterprising culture in the youth of Lancashire. The fund is made up of business and personal donations, prize draw money and net surplus from the BIBAs.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

The Community Foundation for Lancashire Wellbeing Fund

The Fund aims to support people aged 60+ and can consider community projects that focus on supporting health and wellbeing, tackle social isolation or help people to learn a new skill/develop an interest. Funding up to £5000 available.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

John Laing Charitable Trust Fund

The John Laing Charitable Trust has been set up for community groups across Lancashire to help tackle homelessness, support disadvantaged young people and eldery people.
The maximum grant is £1,000

For Individuals

The Deakin and Withers Fund

Administered by South Yorkshire's Community Foundation, this national fund is for single, widowed or divorced women – who are over 40 years of age and regular Church members.  They must be facing need, hardship or distress.

Lancashire Flood Recovery Appeal

This fund is not currently live but applications can still be considered on an ad-hoc basis for projects relating to the 2015 flooding and flood resilience measures.  Please contact Joan Ford to check if your project would be eligible - joan.ford@cflm.email

Applications for this fund are currently closed

The BIBAs - Individuals

The BIBAs Foundation, managed by the Community Foundation for Lancashire, has been created to develop an enterprising culture in the youth of Lancashire. The fund is made up of business and personal donations, prize draw money and net surplus from the BIBAs.

Applications for this fund are currently closed

Spirit of Lancashire Appeal

The Spirit of Lancashire Winter Appeal has been set up to help vulnerable people through the winter months. We want to raise awareness of the combined effects of fuel poverty, social isolation and the devastating impact of severe weather conditions such as flooding and heavily snowfall in our communities. Funding available up to £500

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